Mitch McConnell and his fellow Republicans agrily charge that government does not create jobs. Only the private sector creates jobs. This is ridiculous. Governments provide real and valuable services to people who pay for them with real and valuable dollars. And real and valuable people do the work... until those governments get starved, the workers all get laid off, and the services stop being provided.
Rand Paul has apparently found his inner liberal. He is blocking a new pipeline safety law, which may open the door for the Obama administration to require safety improvements that Congress would have allowed industry to forego.
Rand Paul's bait right now is a "penny plan" that would cut government spending by 1% each year for six years. His switch is the 25% mauling of government he doesn't want his supporters thinking about.
John Yarmuth has announced $50 million of federal funds heading to Louisville within the last three weeks.
McConnell proposes solving our problems by refusing to pay for the solutions.
Louisville's city government is one of the best in the nation in using technology to better serve its citizens according to a new survey. Metro Government placed second nationally in the Digital Cities Survey, conducted by the Republic's Center for Digital Government.
Peter W. Singer will be offering a seminar on the future of war on Thursday at Idea Festival. He was named one of the top 100 Global Thinkers of 2009 and has an impressive collection of awards in addition to his three published books.
Ever wonder what happens to the leftovers at your local government office? Turns out most of them are for sale. But who really wants this stuff?